The United Jewish Communities, a Jewish umbrella group, is circulating an online petition at www.ujc.org in support of 13 Iranian Jews accused of spying for Israel. The judge presiding over the trial told Tehran Radio that a verdict will be issued Saturday. In another development, California legislators unanimously passed a resolution calling on President Clinton and the U.S. Congress to secure the release of the 13.
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